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DONT'A HIGHTOWER RUMORS

Dont'a Hightower to be recognized by hometown, referenced in 'Orange Is the New Black'

New England Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower has been in the spotlight ever since his time at the University of Alabama. The former first round pick has also been a key part of the Pats defense since being drafted in 2012 and after making some key plays during the Patriots Super Bowl run, he is being recognized by the masses. On July 4th, Hightower will be recognized by his...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots bring back LB Brandon Spikes

Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports The New England Patriots have re-signed free-agent linebacker Brandon Spikes to a one-year deal on Monday, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter and Field Yates. From @AdamSchefter & me: the Patriots have signed free agent LB Brandon Spikes to a 1-year deal. Spikes spent the 2014 season Buffalo. — Field Yates (@FieldYates) May 18, 2015 ...
Via Sports-Glory
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots’ Rob Ninkovich: ‘It’s time to hit the reset button’

New England Patriots defensive end Rob Ninkovich said winning the Super Bowl “was awesome,” but now it’s time to focus on 2015. Ninkovich spoke with Phil Perry of CSNNE.com on what it’s like to go through an offseason as a defending champion. “I’ve always been really close, but it’s awesome to have been able to do that,” he said. “Now it’s time to hit the...
Via Sports-Glory
April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Rolando McClain visiting Patriots

Dallas Cowboys free agent linebacker Rolando McClain is visiting the New England Patriots on Monday, reports ESPN’s Todd Archer. The Cowboys have been in contact with McClain’s agent, Pat Dye, about having him return but have not been able to close a deal.  McClain McClain faces a four-game fine for violating the NFL’s substance-abuse policy. The Cowboys acquired McClain...
Via Sports-Glory
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Should the Patriots bring Brandon Spikes back?

Brandon Spikes is a free agent after completing his one-year deal with the Buffalo Bills. He spent his first four seasons in the league with the New England Patriots after they selected him in the second-round of the 2010 draft.  Before departing last offseason, Spikes took a few shots at the Patriots, even saying he was a slave for four years. Now that he’s a free agent,...
Via Sports-Glory
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Dont'a Hightower expected to miss 6-7 months

Dont’a Hightower helped the New England Patriots win a Super Bowl title, but he might not be on the field when they begin their quest to defend it.   The Patriots linebacker is expected to miss six to seven months while recovering from surgery to repair a torn labrum, a source told the Boston Herald’s Jeff Howe. Of course, half a year is a long period of time, so it’s entirely...
Via NESN.com
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots’ Dont’a Hightower Needs Surgery To Repair Torn Labrum

It appears Richard Sherman and Earl Thomas weren’t the only players battling serious arm injuries in Super Bowl XLIX. New England Patriots linebacker Dont’a Hightower is expected to undergo surgery to repair a torn labrum, NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reported Monday, citing a source. With the Super Bowl over, the plan is for #Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower...
Via NESN.com
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Pats' Hightower rooting for 2 top-seeded teams

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) Dont'a Hightower has extra time to prepare for his top-seeded team's playoff game. Meanwhile, he'll be rooting for another No. 1 seed. The New England Patriots linebacker plans to watch his college team, Alabama, face Ohio State in a College Football Playoff semifinal Thursday night. ''I'm definitely going to catch that one,'' Hightower said Tuesday while...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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